Red-twig (Redosier) Dogwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Fast, quite vigorous.Mature Height - 7-9'Mature Width - Spreads 10' or more.Longevity - 20-50 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Dull white borne 1.5-2.5" diameter flat topped cymes in May-June.Fruit - Drupe, 0.33" diameter milky white borne in August-September.Leaf - Fall Color - Purplish to reddish purple.Bark - Stems red color.Other Features - Excellent in mass plantings in large areas. Effective bank cover, Great plants for winter gardening especially mixed or contrasted with various needle evergreens.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Fibrous rooted, easily moved bare rooted, balled/burlapped or container grown. Widely adaptable to a wide range of soil and climates. Best in moist soils.Native Habitat - Newfoundland to Manitoba south to Virginia, Kentucky and Nebraska. Cultivated 1656.Diseases and Insects - Twig blight (canker), leaf spot, scale and bagworms.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Dogwood.- Other plants of the family Cornaceae.- Other plants of the genus Cornus.- Other plants of the species Cornus sericea.